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Lake & Boating Regulations

Public Boat Launch

Located on County Road P just south of County Road JP. Please see the map below.
A parking permit is required, if you launch a boat. Parking and launch permits are available at the boat launch and also available at the following locations:
Elkhart Lake Chamber of Commerce
41 E Rhine Street Elkhart Lake, WI 53020

Terry’s Bait & Tackle
N5947 Willow Road North intersection Hwy 23 and Willow Road Plymouth, WI

Plymouth Chamber of Commerce
647 Walton Drive Plymouth, WI

Round Barn Corner Market
N6885 State Highway 57 Intersection of State Highway 57 & County Road J Plymouth, WI

Daily and annual permits are available at the boat landing self-registration stations as well.

Daily/Yearly Permit Fees
Sheboygan County Residents Fees – Daily $4 – Yearly $16
Non-Resident Fees – Daily $6 – Yearly $24

Boating Rules

  1. A speed of Slow-No-Wake is in effect all year long from 7:30pm to 10:00am.
    There is a 35-mph speed limit.
  2. NO SUNDAY operation of motor driven boats is allowed, during the hours of 12:01 a.m. to midnight on Sundays, beginning the second Sunday June through and including the second Sunday in September. Electric trolling motors are allowed.
  3. Slow-No-Wake is defined as the slowest possible speed at which a boat can operate while still maintaining steerage.
  4. A counter-clockwise course should be maintained while boating.
  5. There is a speed limit of Slow-No-Wake at all times, between the shoreline and the No-Wake buoys which go around the perimeter of the lake.
  6. The outlet, where the boat landing is located, is a Slow-No-Wake area. You must operate at Slow-No-Wake until you clear the outlet area, reaching the main body of water, and drive past the Slow-No-Wake buoys which go around the perimeter of the lake.

Best Lake Practices